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1 Kings 10:4 NIV

4 When the queen of Sheba saw all the wisdom of Solomon and the palace he had built,

Study tools for 1 Kings 10:4

  • a 10:5 - Or "the ascent by which he went up to"
  • b 10:10 - That is, about 4 1/2 tons or about 4 metric tons
  • c 10:11 - Probably a variant of "algumwood" ; also in verse 12
  • d 10:12 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
  • e 10:14 - That is, about 25 tons or about 23 metric tons
  • f 10:16 - That is, about 15 pounds or about 6.9 kilograms; also in verse 29
  • g 10:17 - That is, about 3 3/4 pounds or about 1.7 kilograms; or perhaps reference is to double minas, that is, about 7 1/2 pounds or about 3.5 kilograms.
  • h 10:22 - Hebrew "of ships of Tarshish"
  • i 10:26 - Or "charioteers"
  • j 10:28 - Probably "Cilicia"
  • k 10:29 - That is, about 3 3/4 pounds or about 1.7 kilograms